Company Info


California Ships to Reefs, Inc.
PO Box 958
California, US, 253
Phone: 530-633-4858
Web Site: http://californiashipstoreefs.org

Volunteer Grant Writer

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Job ID:

374

Location:

California, USA, North America 

Category:

Professional Services, Volunteer
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Job Views:

994

Posted:

08.14.2015
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Job Description:

Responsible for writing proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects and for submitting timely and accurate reports for all existing grant funded projects.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources.
  • Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants.
  • Work with Treasurer to gather information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders on current grant programs.
  • Comply with all grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors.
  • Provide stewardship to current donors, to provide regular written updates (newsletters etc) to corporate and foundation donors.
  • Understanding of institutional history and programs.
  • Make appointments for Chairman and Treasurer with foundation officers and other prospects.
  • Maintain current records in database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting.
  • Track statistics relevant to development and provide Treasurer with written materials necessary for donor.
  • Work with Treasurer to provide development input for all written institutional materials (including Annual Report, newsletter, etc).
  • Assist with other fundraising projects as requested

Job Requirements:

Knowledge and Skills:
  • Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals.
  • Strong editing skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of fundraising information sources.
  • Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors.
  • Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research.
  • Strong contributor in team environments
Qualifications preferred:
  • Minimum of two years experience with grant writing.
  • Previous experience with non-profit fundraising.
  • Experience working in deadline-driven environments.
  • Able to work well in a team environment, handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines.
  • Able to monitor and meet income goals.